Participating in Science Olympiad, a national team science competition, is all too familiar for the seventh and eighth graders of the Longfellow Science Olympiad team. Among the 5,000 middle and high schools that qualify to compete, the team from Longfellow Middle School made its third consecutive appearance during the 24th […]
Next Tuesday’s municipal election in the City of Falls Church will matter a lot to every man, woman and child living in the city. If you, dear reader, are taking the trouble to look at this editorial, we urge you to put a little extra effort, as well, into getting […]
GEORGE C. MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL is celebrating its 45th anniversary this week, with a seven-day slate of events. The festivities got underway on Saturday night with a gala catered by Chef Ciaran Devlin of The Five Star Cafe. A student-designed cake prepared by the Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes.” Former […]
Last Saturday it was merely the same story, just a different chapter for the George Mason High School swim team. The boys dominated the competition at the Region B meet held at Strasburg High, taking their second straight regional title, while the girls came a mere .26 seconds away from […]
Swimming in what senior Jeff Williams referred to as “the best pool [they] would swim in all year,” the George Mason High School varsity swim team took full advantage of the opportunity presented to them, as the boys defeated AAA Falls Church and Wakefield last Friday night.
Mustangs Prepare for Upcoming Date With Local Foe F.C. High Last season, despite their impressive finish in their first year as a varsity sport, the George Mason High School swimming team still had one more obstacle to overcome entering the 2007 campaign: defeating Clarke County.
A few days ago, we received a letter from our friend, Arlington’s Treasurer Frank O’Leary. It was addressed “Dear Fellow Democrat.”
Commonly, the politically active in the City of Falls Church brag proudly about a level of citizen participation in their town that is second to none. But those gathered at two sessions of so-called Deliberation Days in the city last weekend were confronted with a troubling reality that challenged that […]
5th Annual Alexandria Festival of the Arts September 8 – 9, Saturday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The show will be held on several blocks of King Street, beginning at the water front. The show features individual booths displaying the work of […]
FUNNEL CAKES, LEMONADE, decorated pets, and drum majorettes were among the features that shared with a somber remembrance of the nation’s war heroes at Falls Church’s 26th annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival, the single biggest event of the year in the City. The weather cooperated and events and entertainment […]